Destination: Tallinn, Estonia

Small, but promising, the Estonian capital has in recent years been getting a lot of traction as both a prominent hub for startups and tourism. Especially after its long and arduous history being ruled by various powers like Sweden and Russia, Tallinn today is a growing city that still retains much of its historic charm, … Continue reading Destination: Tallinn, Estonia

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Destination: Berlin, Germany

During my family's trip around Scandinavia, our trip to Berlin was somewhat of an anomaly: considering the fact that it was neither a part of the Nordic countries nor even a port city, it made for an interesting break during our week-long cruise along the Baltic Sea. All the same, it is a popular tourist … Continue reading Destination: Berlin, Germany

Destination: Oslo, Norway

The capital of Norway, Oslo is an important hub for its country not only in terms of politics, but also in culture and economy, the latter particularly in maritime trade. It is the largest city in Norway with around 670,000 people living in the city center, and it is continuing to grow rapidly due to … Continue reading Destination: Oslo, Norway

Destination: Aarhus, Denmark

Denmark might be a small country, but there's so much more to it than just Copenhagen, its capital. Granted, I didn't know about any other places in the country to visit, and it wasn't until my family and I arrived in Aarhus during our ten-day journey through the Scandinavian countries. Although we would only have … Continue reading Destination: Aarhus, Denmark

Destination: Copenhagen, Denmark

In the summer of 2012 following my first year in college, I went on a trip with my family to northern Europe for the first time. We spent eight to ten days primarily in the Scandinavian countries, with brief jaunts in Berlin and St. Petersburg. It was something new and unexpected, as I had little … Continue reading Destination: Copenhagen, Denmark